Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 15:28 pm
Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected six new chairmen-elect on Nov. 16 at their Fall General Assembly in Baltimore. The chairmen-elect will serve in the role for one year before assuming the position of “chairman” at the 2022 Fall General Assembly.
Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen defeated Archbishop Paul Etienne of Seattle by a vote of 135 to 106 and was declared the new treasurer-elect of the Committee on Budget and Finance.
Bishop Earl Boyea of Lansing was elected chairman-elect of the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations over Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver by a vote of 137 to 103.